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Toledo mayoral candidates Keith Wilkowski and Mike Bell will be in East Toledo for a debate sponsored by the East Toledo Club and The Press.

The debate will be held Thursday, at 12:30, following the club’s monthly luncheon at Flaming Pit BBQ and Blues restaurant at The Docks. Chris Tarsha, club president, and John Szozda, manager of The Press, will moderate.

The public is invited but reservations are required. Call Andrea at 419-691-7651.

Gold stars
The Lake Township Trustees recently passed a resolution thanking Jones-Hamilton Company for its recent expansion and 28 years of providing jobs in the township.

Jones-Hamilton is an employee-owned company and a leading manufacturer of sodium bisulfate and hydrochloric



Marsh Funeral Homes has been named the exclusive Veterans and Family Memorial Care Provider in Wood and Sandusky Counties.

As a provider, Marsh extends benefits and savings to veterans and their spouses beyond those provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Pamela Rose Auction Company has received six promotion and advertising awards from the Ohio Association of Realtors at its annual conference held in Columbus, Ohio.

Of the awards, the company won a first place  in the auction brochure and commercial/industrial brochure categories.


Karen Garcia-Smeltzer, an American Family Insurance agent in Northwood, has been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D.Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program.

Garcia-Smeltzer has been an agent with American Family since 1996. Her office is located at 500 Commerce Park Blvd.


Bay Park Community Hospital recently received two awards. The first is The “Fit Friendly” gold-level recognition from the American Heart Association for its wellness programs to encourage healthy habits at work.

The hospital had a weight-loss program, contest for healthy recipes, vending machines with healthy choices, maps that show walking routes both inside and outside the hospital and motivational signs encouraging employees to use the stairs instead of the elevators.

The second award is the Operating Room Excellence Award for Pain Control from Outpatient Surgery Magazine for the decrease in patient pain levels due to a new pain control procedure.

At the clubs
The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, 7:15 a.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999.


Jason Griffin from the Lucas County Arena will speak to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Thursday, October 22, 7:30 am in The Board Room at St. Charles Mercy Hospital. Call 419-693-5580.

Schools & skills
The Ottawa County Chamber of Commerce has set its training schedule for its Service Excellence Experience Certification Program.

The five sessions will be held on Tuesdays from October 27 through December 1 and include: Customer Service is Inside Out; Modeling Excellence: Customer Service for Managers; Customer Loyalty and Application Dissertation: Action Strategies.

Scott Brown is the instructor. For times and fees, call the Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce at 419-734-5503.

The right thing
Local Curves locations will waive service fees through October for women who bring in a mammogram or donate $25 to the American Cancer Society. The promotion is to raise awareness for breast cancer. Participating locations include: Genoa, Northwood and Oregon.

Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday to The Workplace at 419-836-1319, e-mail to or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbur




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